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Meaning of H.O.S. in pressure vessel dimension

Meaning of H.O.S. in pressure vessel dimension

Hi to All, hoping everyone is doing fine.

I would like to know the meaning of H.O.S. (height on straight) in pressure vessel dimensioning please.

Thank you Sirs!

RE: Meaning of H.O.S. in pressure vessel dimension

Scan the dwg (document) then post it, that has this abbreviation please. The reason you are asking the question, since you apparently have the term already) is not yet clear.

RE: Meaning of H.O.S. in pressure vessel dimension

I'm used to seeing it referred to as Height of Steel, as an elevation reference.

RE: Meaning of H.O.S. in pressure vessel dimension

Height outside, height of overall shell?

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